2019 Monaco Grand Prix

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2019 Monaco Grand Prix
Race 6 of 21 in the 2019 Formula One World Championship
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Layout of the Circuit de Monte Carlo, Monaco
Layout of the Circuit de Monte Carlo, Monaco
Race details
Date 26 May 2019
Official name Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019
Location Circuit de Monaco
La Condamine and Monte Carlo, Monaco
Course Street circuit
Course length 3.337 km (2.073 mi)
Distance 78 laps, 260.286 km (161.734 mi)
Weather Overcast
Pole position
Driver Mercedes
Time 1:10.166
Fastest lap
Driver France Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing-Honda
Time 1:14.279 on lap 72
Podium
First Mercedes
Second Ferrari
Third Mercedes

The 2019 Monaco Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019) was a Formula One motor race held on 26 May 2019 at the Circuit de Monaco, a street circuit that runs through the Principality of Monaco. It was the sixth round of the 2019 Formula One World Championship, the seventy-seventh time that the Monaco Grand Prix was held, and the sixty-sixth time it was a round of the Formula One World Championship since the inception of the series in 1950.

The race was won by Lewis Hamilton after starting from pole, with Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas promoted to second and third place respectively after Max Verstappen received a penalty, demoting him to fourth place.[1]

Background[edit]

Championship standings before the race[edit]

Heading into the race Lewis Hamilton held a seven point lead over team mate Valtteri Bottas in the Drivers' Championship. In the Constructors' Championship it was Mercedes who held a 96 point advantage over Ferrari.[2]

Entrants[edit]

The drivers and teams were the same as the season entry list with no additional stand in drivers for either the race or practice.[3] This race saw Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Räikkönen celebrate his 300th Grand Prix entry.[4]

Qualifying[edit]

It was Lewis Hamilton who got pole position with a new qualifying lap record ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas equaling the record for most front row lockouts. Max Verstappen qualifing in third, his highest qualifing of the year.[5][6][7] The biggest shock of the session was local Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc, whose team Ferrari held in the garage late in Q1 to save tyres. Ferrari later admitted this was a team mistake.[5][8]

Qualifying classification[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:11.542 1:10.835 1:10.166 1
2 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:11.562 1:10.701 1:10.252 2
3 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-Honda 1:11.597 1:10.618 1:10.641 3
4 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:11.434 1:11.227 1:10.947 4
5 10 France Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing-Honda 1:11.740 1:11.457 1:11.041 81
6 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:11.865 1:11.363 1:11.109 5
7 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:11.767 1:11.543 1:11.218 6
8 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:11.602 1:11.412 1:11.271 7
9 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren-Renault 1:11.872 1:11.608 1:11.417 9
10 23 Thailand Alexander Albon Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:12.007 1:11.429 1:11.653 10
11 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:12.097 1:11.670 N/A 11
12 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris McLaren-Renault 1:11.845 1:11.724 N/A 12
13 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:11.837 1:12.027 N/A 13
14 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 1:11.993 1:12.115 N/A 14
15 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 1:11.976 1:12.185 N/A 181
16 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:12.149 N/A N/A 15
17 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 1:12.233 N/A N/A 16
18 18 Canada Lance Stroll Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 1:12.846 N/A N/A 17
19 63 United Kingdom George Russell Williams-Mercedes 1:13.477 N/A N/A 19
20 88 Poland Robert Kubica Williams-Mercedes 1:13.751 N/A N/A 20
107% time: 1:16.434
Source:[9][10]
Notes

Race[edit]

Race classification[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 78 1:43:28.437 1 25
2 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 78 +2.602 4 18
3 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 78 +3.162 2 15
4 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-Honda 78 +5.5371 3 12
5 10 France Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing-Honda 78 +9.946 8 112
6 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren-Renault 78 +53.454 9 8
7 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 78 +54.574 7 6
8 23 Thailand Alexander Albon Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 78 +55.200 10 4
9 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Renault 78 +1:00.894 6 2
10 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 78 +1:01.0343 13 1
11 4 United Kingdom Lando Norris McLaren-Renault 78 +1:06.801 12
12 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 77 +1 lap 16
13 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 77 +1 lap 11
14 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 77 +1 lap4 5
15 63 United Kingdom George Russell Williams-Mercedes 77 +1 lap 19
16 18 Canada Lance Stroll Racing Point-BWT Mercedes 77 +1 lap5 17
17 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 77 +1 lap 14
18 88 Poland Robert Kubica Williams-Mercedes 77 +1 lap 20
19 99 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari 76 +2 laps 18
Ret 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Ferrari 16 Accident damage 15
Fastest lap: France Pierre Gasly (Red Bull Racing-Honda) — 1:14.279 (lap 72)
Source:[10][11][12]
Notes
  • ^1Max Verstappen finished second, but received a 5-second penalty for an unsafe pit-stop release.
  • ^2 – Includes one point for the fastest lap.
  • ^3Romain Grosjean finished 9th, but received a 5-second penalty for crossing the pit exit line.
  • ^4Kevin Magnussen finished 12th, but received a 5-second penalty for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.
  • ^5Lance Stroll received a 5-second penalty for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lewis Hamilton holds Max Verstappen at bay to win Monaco Grand Prix". The Guardian. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Spain 2019 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 Monaco Grand Prix – Entry List". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Raikkonen at 300: Break for rallying key to long F1 career". www.formula1.com. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to pole position as Ferrari struggle". 25 May 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Monaco • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Monaco Grand Prix: Qualifying Facts and Stats | Formula 1®". www.formula1.com. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Ferrari admit they misjudged the cut-off qualifying time for Leclerc | Formula 1®". www.formula1.com. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019 – Qualifying". Formula One. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019 – Starting Grid". Formula One. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019 – Race Result". Formula One. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2019 – Fastest Laps". Formula One. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  13. ^ a b "Monaco 2019 - Championship". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 26 May 2019.


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